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Jonathan B. Postel Service Award Presented to Alain Aina SINGAPORE -Thursday 21 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Internet Society, a global non-profit dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet, today presented the prestigious Jonathan B. Postel Service Award to Alain Aina, who serves as the chief technology officer of the West and Central Africa...

Virgin Voyages Sets Sights on the Med for Second Ship ‘Valiant Lady’ Launching 3 Exhilarating 7-night... -Thursday 21 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virgin Voyages, the new lifestyle brand shaking up the travel industry, announced their second ship will be called ‘Valiant Lady’ and that she will sail 7-night Mediterranean itineraries out of Barcelona, Spain when she debuts in May 2021. Bookings for the three feature...

Arabian Centres successfully completes a refinancing of USD 1.9 billion including a 4 times oversubscribed USD 500... -Thursday 21 November 2019

Arabian Centres Company (“ACC” or “the company”), the leading owner, developer and operator of lifestyle shopping centres in Saudi Arabia, announced today the completion of the offering and pricing of its USD 500 million Sukuk issuance, part of a successful USD 1.9 billion refinancing...

FLIR Introduces StormCaster Payload Family for its SkyRaider and SkyRanger Unmanned Aerial Systems -Thursday 21 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today the FLIR StormCaster™ family of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) payloads for its SkyRanger® R70 and R80D SkyRaider® airframes. The new line launches with two multi-sensor products –StormCaster-T, which delivers continuous...

Beacon Platform Deployed by Shell New Energies to Develop Innovative Solutions -Wednesday 20 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beacon Platform, Inc. announced today that Shell New Energies (“Shell”) has deployed Beacon to develop full-stack web applications using Beacon’s cloud-based developer platform and proprietary dependency graph technology. Beacon will empower Shell’s developers and...

British Bag Maker Bucklesbury Benefits From Global Trend Toward More Diverse Business Leadership -Wednesday 20 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As companies become more diverse in the Boardroom, British bag and umbrella maker Bucklesbury says there is growing demand from successful people seeking a classic and divergent brand that will help to set them apart. Bucklesbury’s founder Edita Macfarlane says that the...

Africa Finance Corporation Continues Expansion into Asia with US$140 million Kimchi Term Loan Facility -Wednesday 20 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or the “Corporation”), the leading investment-grade infrastructure solutions provider, today announces the closing of its inaugural US$140,000,000 Kimchi Term Loan Facility (“Facility”). This Facility is AFC’s first...

Northern Bitcoin Merges With Leading US Competitor -Wednesday 20 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Northern Bitcoin AG (XETRA: NB2, ISIN: DE000A0SMU87) has entered into a merger agreement with its US competitor Whinstone US, Inc. The company already successfully operates its own Bitcoin Mining Site in the US state of Louisiana and is currently building by far the largest...

Sintavia Launches Green Trade Group for Additive Manufacturers -Wednesday 20 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sintavia, LLC, a leading additive manufacturer focused on the aerospace & defense industry, announced today at Formnext that it was co-founding a trade group for additive manufacturers focused on promoting the environmental benefits of AM over traditional methods of...

Andersen Global Expands in Bosnia and Herzegovina -Wednesday 20 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announces it has entered into a collaboration agreement with a full-service law firm in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Banja Luka-based SAJIĆ is the fourth firm in the region to sign a Collaboration Agreement with Andersen Global in the last month. Owner and...

Mary Kay Advocates for Global Female Empowerment, Entrepreneurship and Equality at Top Women’s Conferences Around... -Wednesday 20 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This month, Mary Kay Inc. continued to advocate for global female empowerment, entrepreneurship and equality by addressing the issues facing women today at top women’s conferences around the world. The company actively participated in two important international conferences:...

XPRIZE Announces New $10 Million Competition to Preserve Rainforests Across the Globe -Wednesday 20 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, officially launched the $10M Rainforest XPRIZE. Registration is now open for teams interested in participating in the four-year global competition that...

Mori Memorial Foundation’s GPCI 2019 Report: London Loses Momentum, Tokyo Is Sluggish and Paris Trends Upward -Wednesday 20 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- London, New York, Tokyo and Paris were again named the world’s most comprehensively attractive cities, in that order, in the Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2019 report published by The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies, a research body established by...

China Hi-Tech Fair 2019 (CHTF2019) Concludes in Shenzhen -Wednesday 20 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 21st China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF2019), themed "Invigorating the Greater Bay Area through Opening-up and Innovation", concluded with success in Shenzhen on November 17, 2019. The 5-day event provided a platform for exhibitions, forums, technology exchanges, and cooperations and...

Alibaba Group Announces Pricing of Global Offering -Wednesday 20 November 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) (“Alibaba” or the “Company”) today announced the pricing of the Global Offering of 500,000,000 ordinary shares (the “Shares”) which comprises an international offering and a Hong Kong public offering. The final offer price...

Arabian Centres successfully completes a refinancing of USD 1.9 billion including a 4 times oversubscribed USD 500... -Wednesday 20 November 2019

Arabian Centres Company (“ACC” or “the company”), the leading owner, developer and operator of lifestyle shopping centres in Saudi Arabia, announced today the completion of the offering and pricing of its USD 500 million Sukuk issuance, part of a successful USD 1.9 billion refinancing...

Global Business Forum Africa 2019 Concludes with Call to Bolster UAE-African Economic Ties -Wednesday 20 November 2019  

The Global Business Forum Africa (GBF Africa 2019) in Dubai concluded on November 19th with a call from African and UAE government and business leaders to bolster bilateral economic ties and capitalise on new business opportunities emerging across the continent. More than 2,500 delegates from...

Experience the World of Interconnected Security on IDEMIA’s Booth at Milipol Paris (november 19-22, 2019) -Wednesday 20 November 2019

 IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, will be at Milipol Paris from November 19th to November 22nd to showcase its innovations, as the privileged partner of Governments and law enforcement agencies The Group is showcasing cutting-edge technologies mainly in three fields:...

Alibaba Cloud Powered $1B of GMV in 68 Seconds, with Zero Downtime During 11.11 -Wednesday 20 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Cloud today detailed the core technologies used during the record-breaking, 24-hour global shopping festival. The data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group applied multiple mature innovations to power the cloud infrastructure and other key AI-enabled features,...

Lineage Logistics Announces Acquisition of Emergent Cold, Expands U.S. Port Network and Strategic Presence in... -Tuesday 19 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions, today announced it has signed definitive agreements to acquire Emergent Cold (“Emergent”). This...